Tagged: Decentralized Applications

Decentralized Application Platform, Moralis, Welcomes Former Coinbase Engineer Craig Hammel to its Team

Decentralized application platform Moralis welcomes Craig Hammel to its team as a senior technical advisor. Appointing Craig Hammel, the first engineering hire of Coinbase, should bring his expertise to the Moralis project and improve the initiative’s capacity to “scale and encompass more blockchains.” Hammel will… Read More

Fours Years Since Ontology Network’s Launch, the Platform’s Developers Share Key Milestones to Web 3.0 Infrastructure Status

Ontology Network, which claims to be a high-performance, open-source blockchain specializing in digital identity and data, has now been live for over fours years. The platform remains focused on its journey to Web 3.0 Infrastructure Status. Ontology confirms that it has a continued focus on… Read More

SubQuery Network to be Deployed on Acala, Decentralizing Polkadot’s Data Indexing Service

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SubQuery, the data indexing solution in Polkadot, is pleased to confirm that the launch of the SubQuery Network will take place on the Acala parachain. As mentioned in the announcement, SubQuery and the SQT token will also aim to be “the first external application and… Read More

Metis Launches Platform’s Mainnet Andromeda, Confirms Commitment to Decentralization, Announces $100M Ecosystem Fund

The Metis team has launched the platform’s Mainnet Andromeda, a move that confirms a commitment to greater decentralization of Internet-based services. $METIS will launch its inaugural Layer 2 mainnet, Andromeda, Friday Nov 19, 3 pm UTC. Join our launch livestream w/ partners @AssxToken @Metacraftpro @standarddefi… Read More

Web 3.0: Verida Protocol, an Encryption, User Management Abstraction Toolkit Provider, Publishes Alpha Software Release

The Verida Protocol alpha release, which offers a way to abstract away the complexities of encryption, permissioning, schemas, and user management, is currently live for Web 3.0 developers. As mentioned in the announcement, this release comes with the Verida Client (software development kit) SDK, Single… Read More

VeChain Foundation Announces Proof of Authority 2.0 Upgrade (Phase 1) on VeChainThor Mainnet

The VeChain Foundation notes that after many months of hard work and dedicated effort, the arrival of Block #10653500 on the VeChainThor mainnet “officially marks the upgrade to PoA 2.0 phase 1 and the first steps towards the full-form of [their] protocol upgrade.” As they… Read More

Evrynet Joins Stanford’s Future of Digital Currency Initiative, Adds SPEEDEX into its DEX dApp

Evrynet is pleased to confirm that it will be joining the Stanford Future of Digital Currency Initiative (FDCI) as a member. As mentioned in the announcement, Evrynet joins other members including IBM, Ripple, Celo, and others in order to help develop universal digital currency APIs…. Read More

Blockchain Interoperability: Crypto.com Announces Support for Cronos Cross-Bridge Mainnet Beta Version

After a lot of hard work, rigorous testing, and steady support from their partners and the developer community, Crypto.com is pleased to confirm the introduction of the Cronos mainnet beta (on November 8, 2021). Cronos is reportedly the first Cosmos Ethereum Virtual Machine or EVM… Read More

Binance Smart Chain, a DeFi and NFT Marketplace Infrastructure, Announces $100M Talent Development Program

Binance Smart Chain (BSC), the decentralized finance (DeFi) and non-fungible token (NFT) infrastructure, has confirmed its plans of working with information technology universities internationally via the $100 million Talent Development (TD) program that is “focused on advancing research, education, and career opportunities in crypto and… Read More

Motoko, the Internet Computer’s Native Language, Celebrates Second Anniversary

Since launching, many Internet Computer initiatives have reportedly adopted Motoko for development. Here’s a quick update on this language and where they’re currently at. Two years back, the Internet Computer team confirmed the launch of Motoko, an actor-based programming language “designed for the Internet Computer.”… Read More

Sergey Gorbunov: Co-Founder at Axelar, a Decentralized Interoperability Network, Explains how Platform Connects Blockchains, Apps, Users

We recently connected with Sergey Gorbunov, Co-founder and CEO of Axelar, the decentralized interoperability network that connects blockchain ecosystems, applications and users. In August, Axelar had entered into a strategic partnership with Keplr, the largest Cosmos interchain wallet. The partnership had aimed to integrate the… Read More

Internet Computer Project: DFINITY Dev Grant Program Provides 102 Grants Valued at $2M+

In just 5 months since their Genesis launch, the Internet Computer blockchain has seen steady growth of its developer community, whose decentralized applications (dApps) and services have managed to attract around 250,000 users. On May 25, 2021, the DFINITY Foundation confirmed that the DFINITY Developer… Read More

Heikki Vänttinen: Co-founder at API3 Says Web 3.0 Is the Biggest Growth Opportunity for Businesses since the Inception of the Internet

We recently caught up with Heikki Vänttinen, Co-founder at API3,  a collaborative initiative focused on delivering traditional API services to smart contract platforms in a decentralized and “trust-minimized” manner. It’s governed by a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), and its code is open-source and its operations… Read More

Layer-2 Ethereum Scaling Solution, Metis, to Conduct dApp Development Hackathon

Metis, a Layer-2 Ethereum (ETH)-powered scaling protocol offering quick and economical transactions, as well as IPFS-based storage, announced that it will be conducting a METIS HACKATHON, which is an event that is scheduled to start on October 2, 2021 at 3pm UTC (the Opening Ceremony)… Read More

Kraken Adds Support for Moonriver (MOVR), a Kusama Parachain Supporting Ethereum based dApps

Digital assets firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that they’re now supporting Moonriver (MOVR) according to an announcement dated August 26, 2021. As noted in the update from Kraken, deposits and withdrawals are currently open. Trading will commence at around “09:00 UTC on August 27.”… Read More

Avalanche Lending Protocol BENQI Reaches $1B Total Value Locked a Few Days After its Launch

Avalanche lending protocol BENQI has reached $1 billion in total value locked (TVL) only a few days after its launch. BENQI, an algorithmic liquidity market protocol, has managed to attract more than $1 billion in total assets to its “decentralized” platform since its launch on… Read More

Bob Reid: CEO at Everest Explains How They Offer DeFi Services, Cross-Border Payments, ID Verification, Seamless Account Creation

Bob Reid, CEO at Everest, a company focused on providing identity verification, account creation, and DeFi-related financial services, has shared key updates with Crowdfund Insider. Bob Reid talked about how his company successfully partners with established tech industry participants in order to provide seamless decentralized… Read More

Umbrella Network, a Decentralized Layer 2 Oracle Network, Launches Community Validator Program

Umbrella Network, the decentralized Layer-2 Oracle network, revealed that it has launched its community validator program. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the onboarding of community validator members will aim to “democratize” Oracle data and enable members or participants of the network… Read More

Ethereum based NFTs Axie Infinity, NFT Bots, Mirror Making Considerable Impact on Blockchain Space: Report

Spencer Noon, an investor in Variant, a first-check cryptocurrency venture capital fund, has released their latest Network report, which covers Axie Infinity, NFT Bots, and Mirror. Spencer Noon notes in their weekly update that Axie Infinity has “steadily” seen about 25,000 daily users “with on-chain transactions”… Read More

Jacobo Toll-Messia: Ethereum Scaling Solution Nahmii Founder Reveals They’re Focused on Real-World, Commercial Use-Cases for Blockchain

We recently caught up with Jacobo Toll-Messia, the Founder and CEO at Nahmii AS, which is focused on providing layer-2 scalability solutions for Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform. Jacobo talked about the different approaches taken to effectively scale enterprise-grade blockchain or distributed… Read More

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